On October 11 we mark the World Obesity Day. The idea is to encourage people around the world to maintain a healthy weight.
Obesity, especially in developed countries, is increasing and acquiring a pandemic.
In five years, it is expected that every second person will be overweight, with currently 40% of people over 18 in the world weighing more than normal.
In five years, every second person is expected to be overweight. 40 percent of people over 18 in the world are currently overweight. Prof. Zdravko Kamenov, Head of the Clinic of Endocrinology and Diseases of Exchange at the Aleksandrovska University Hospital, said this at the BTA National Press Club.
A female bodybuilding champion has been killed by her boyfriend in the western Turkish province of İzmir.
Turkey is now the most obese nation in Europe, as the country has an obesity rate of 32.1 percent, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned in a newly released report. Data on around 900 million people in 53 countries found Turkey rising up the obesity league tables.
Some 20.5 percent of men and 41 percent of women in Turkey are obese, according to the Health Ministry's National Nutrition and Health Survey.